Saturday, November 21, 2015

"Hmmm, what's this I hear about a 'donut hole' in West Palm Beach?" Learn more at NBC5/WPTV

Chavy Chase said, "A donut without a hole, is a Danish." 
As you'll read below, West Palm's 'donut hole' might be on its way to becoming a 'danish'. Brian Entin has this news; here is an excerpt from the text in the news segment:
     There is record development in Downtown West Palm Beach.
     But some people who live downtown still complain about what is known as the "donut hole" between Clematis and City Place.
     It's darker than other, more popular areas downtown and there are some abandoned buildings and parking lots.
     "It you look around, it is not that well lit and there is not really anything here but bushes," Amy Mattingly said.
Later in the article you discover many who live in the area rather drive those four blocks in downtown West Palm than walk: they don't feel safe due to poor lighting. The subject of lighting and safety at night was a recent topic of debate here in Lake Worth if you recall. Here is the video from WPTV last night (11/20):